On 7th of June 1329, Robert the Bruce, King of Scots died. He was 54.
On the 5th of June 1916 HMS Hampshire sank off the West coast of Mainland Orkney a tragedy that saw the loss of 737 lives including that of Earl Kitchener, Britain’s Secretary of State for War.
From over 100,000 sailors at sea, 1 in 10 died or were wounded
On 24th of May 1153 Malcolm IV was crowned King of Scots.
On 17th of May 1749 Edward Jenner was born in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England.
The Third of May 1808 by Francisco Goya depicting the brutality of war on civilian resistance was revolutionary for its day and inspired future works by many later artists.
On the 26th of April 1954 the film Seven Samurai was released.
On the 19th of April 1774 Iphigenia in Aulis, by Christoph Willibald Gluck was premiered in Paris.
On the 12th of April 1932 the movie ‘Grand Hotel’ had its premiere in New York.
On 5th of April 1950 Agnetha Fältskog was born in Jönköping, Småland, Sweden.